Tour an open house in Hoover this weekend. more


2017 Hoover High School graduate and four-year track athlete Will Clark is making a name in collegiate athletics. more

High Schools

The NSTA gives out a number of educator awards, and among the award nominees this year was South Shades Crest Elementary teacher Meghan Denson. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Bluff Park Masonic Lodge #856 in Hoover is pleased to announce it will award its first scholarship to Carl Brownbridge. more

High Schools

Hoover High School junior Jordyn Johnson has been selected as a finalist for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship, funded by the U.S. Department of State. more

High Schools

The club presented checks to two local charities: Alzheimer's of Central Alabama, represented by Miller Piggott and Vance Holder, and Hoover Helps, represented by Donna Bishop. more


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Submitted by Prince of Peace Catholic Church.

The Prince of Peace Catholic Church Knights of Columbus brought home four awards from the May 5 Knights of Columbus Alabama state convention at Orange Beach. more

Private Schools


Submitted by Richard DeFilippo

During Cub Scout Pack 326’s annual Blue & Gold banquet and Boy Scout Troop 226’s Court of Honor ceremony, four Pack 326 Webelos were awarded Cub Scout’s highest award, the Arrow of Light. more


Jenna Richardson of Hoover was elected to the board of the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama in April at the council’s annual meeting. more


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Kristin Nemeth

We hope everyone had a great Mother's Day! Pictured are some of the wonderful mothers of Birmingham. more


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Submitted by the Women’s Committee of 100.

At its annual awards luncheon, the Women’s Committee of 100 recognized four local women for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. more



Submitted by Betsy Cooper

Robert Raiford and Zane Rhoades hosted the annual SVC Christmas Party at their beautifully decorated home. more



Photo courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic School.

Prince of Peace Catholic School inducted 33 middle school students into National Junior Honor Society on April 6, bringing the total membership to 68 in grades 6-8. more

Private Schools


Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) recently announced the winners of the 2018 NSTA Teacher Awards program, which honors K-12 teachers, principals, professors and other science education professionals for their outstanding work in scienc more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools


Photos courtesy of Dianna Minor, Berry Middle School.

Berry Middle School’s literary magazine celebrated National Poetry Month by hosting its annual Spring Art and Poetry Contest. more

Middle Schools

“Fulmer Hires Pruitt” is an electronic book that focuses on Pruitt’s time from his Middle Tennessee State playing days to eventually being hired at Tennessee, with many stops in between, including his time at Hoover. more


Spain Park High School alumnus Davis Kale Holley was recently sworn in as a midshipman in the U. S. Naval Reserve at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, New York. more


Hoover resident Mark Davis was recently recognized as Alabama’s Outstanding Veteran Volunteer by the Alabama Society Daughters of the American Revolution (ASDAR). more


Altamont seventh-grader and Hoover resident Sid Doppalapudi will represent Alabama this May at the National MathCounts Competition in Washington, D.C. more

Private Schools

Hoover Girl Scout Troop 285 is a group of 4th grade girls from South Shades Crest Elementary School. more


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May 2018